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Calamita melanorabdotus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Calamita melanorabdotus
Species Authority: Schneider, 1799
Taxonomic Notes: This name is not assignable to any known species in the wild, and hence is considered a nomen dubium.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Neil Cox, Simon Stuart
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the unspecified distribution of "Brasilia" (Schneider 1799), presumably Brazil.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Neither its habitat nor its ecological requirements are known, although it presumably breeds in water by larval development.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.

Citation: Neil Cox, Simon Stuart 2004. Calamita melanorabdotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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